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Limiting trans fats in Kenyan food products could prevent heart disease

Limiting trans fats in Kenyan food products could prevent heart disease

4 Apr 2024

Implementing trans fat restrictions in Kenya could bring about significant health and economic benefits, saving lives and reducing healthcare costs, study finds.

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Cocoa prices likely to increase significantly in 2024

Cocoa prices likely to increase significantly in 2024

27 Mar 2024

Due to environmental factors, the International Cocoa Organization predicts an 11% drop in global cocoa output, driving cocoa prices up and raising concerns for farmers' livelihoods.

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Ultra-processed food intake in South Africa at concerning levels, study suggests

Ultra-processed food intake in South Africa at concerning levels, study suggests

19 Mar 2024

As South Africa considers introducing front-of-pack warning labels and strict marketing limits for unhealthy foods, research has found that low-income South Africans get around half of their calories from ultra-processed foods (UPFs) – “a cause for con...

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Sainsbury’s reaches living wage goal for banana workers

Sainsbury’s reaches living wage goal for banana workers

12 Mar 2024

UK supermarket Sainsbury’s announces it has achieved its industry commitment three years ahead of schedule and encourages other retailers to do the same.

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